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Airport exhibition features Hong Kong's cultural heritage

Visitors who leave Hong Kong from the Hong Kong International Airport will, from this month (February), be able to get a glimpse of the city's cultural heritage before they leave.

The spectacular display of colourful artefacts includes lanterns, embroidered canopy, placard leading the fire dragon, mooncake box, and the head of dragon boat.

The exhibition, which will run until the end of 2010, is expected to attract more than 500,000 visitors. Departing passengers may access the exhibition at Gate 35 via the automated walkway along the Central Concourse or by the Automated People Mover (APM).

The airport will hold a series of festive activities such as Lion Dance and greeting the passengers by God-of-Fortune and, Tiger Moscot around the Chinese New Year.

Being a world cosmopolitan city, Hong Kong embraces a unique identity blending Chinese and Western cultures. The Hong Kong International Airport, which is acclaimed as a world-class airport receiving more than 100,000 air passengers a day, provides an ideal venue for cultural exchanges and plays a vital role in the promotion of local culture.

Twenty-four colourful exhibits are now on display near Gate 35 on the departure level in Terminal 1 of the airport to enhance visitors' understanding of the traditional Chinese festivals and customs in Hong Kong.
Twenty-four colourful exhibits are now on display near Gate 35 on the departure level in Terminal 1 of the airport to enhance visitors' understanding of the traditional Chinese festivals and customs in Hong Kong.

 

The colourful exhibits attract the attention of this visitor. It is expected that the exhibition will attract more than 500,000 viewers.
The colourful exhibits attract the attention of this visitor. It is expected that the exhibition will attract more than 500,000 viewers.